The patent application shows a wireless remote control that will let the user take photos or videos.
A new US patent awarded to Apple details some uses for housings of electronics made of fused glass.
The USPTO publishes a patent application from the iPhone maker that shows a new twist on step tracking.
A recently granted patent application describes a method by which Apple would place OLED or other flexible displays around the sides of a mobile device.
Overnight, the USPTO granted Apple patents on a smart stylus, magnetic iPhone camera lenses and a solar-powered laptop.
Two patent applications describe environmental and temperature sensors that could be outfitted into "wrist-watch devices" as well as other wearable gadgets.
Apple has won patents on a heart rate monitor and a screen that you can control without touching it.
Though many patent applications never end up becoming real-world solutions, Apple's latest filing looks promising for the future of smartphone photography.
The envisioned system would help you plan your route by analyzing stop lights, stop signs, and obstacles that can slow your trip.
A newly published Apple patent application explains how an external camera lens might be integrated with the iPhone.